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New Farming Technology Gives Hope to Fight Hunger in Karamoja Napak District 3 1

With funding from USAID, NaSARRI has introduced six new varieties of sorghum, millet and green grams, their yields have impressed residents in Napak District. This, according to experts, will reduce hunger crisis in the region that is heavily dependent on food aid from World Food Programme.
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Gov’t, WFP Push for Improved Post Harvest Handling Practices world food program 2

Tom Butime, the Minister of Local Government says that the partnership is aimed at ensuring that farmers increase their yields and proceeds from their labour.
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WFP: More Smaller Holder Farmers Supplying Improved Grain world food program 1 3

Rebecca Mukyala, a farmer under Nambale Farmers Organisation in Iganga district, says they came together as a group of 156 farmers and gathered 40 tons of maize for sale to WFP. She says initially they had challenges in regards to handling the produce due to pests, but with the good storage practices they succeeded.
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U.S Government Gives UGX 140B For Refugees south sudan war

The funds, which will be channeled through the World Food Programme, will cater for 44,000 metric tonnes of food assistance to those fleeing increased conflict and the deteriorating security situation in South Sudan.
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FAO Says Food Insecurity Likely To Escalate food security 1

Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future. The report by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says the ongoing conflicts continue to intensify food insecurity.
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Karamoja Children Get Nutrition Boost from Japan world food program

Japans contribution will be used to purchase 1,700 metric tons of specialized foods, sugar and fortified vegetable oil for the vulnerable groups. The food will be enriched with protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients essential in a childs first 1,000 days, from conception to the childs second birthday.
10:59
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NAADS Invests USD 1 million in Construction of Grain Stores world food program

Under the arrangement, NAADS will provide 1 million US Dollars 3.2 billion Shillings for WFP to construct and equip the warehouses in the districts of Adjumani, Hoima, Kibaale, Kiboga, Kiryandongo, Kyenjojo, Masindi, Mubende, Nakaseke and Napak.
14:12
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Iganga Farmers Upbeat over New cereal Collection Point usaid 4 1

Farmers have over the year\'s suffered with poor storage facilities with produce often destroyed by insects, poor weather and dirt. As a result, they encountered low sales and losses as maize prices dropped to an all-time low of 350 Shillings per kilogramme.
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Warehouse Receipts Offer Financial Leap to Kabarole Farmers maize farmers 2

With the warehouse receipt, depositors are able to get loans equivalent to 60% of the value of their produce. The farmer pays the loan after selling off the produce.
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WFP Cuts Food Supply to Refugees in Uganda over Funding world food program

The cut which takes effect today came as WFP struggles to raise an additional US$30 million for its operations in Uganda for the next six months. The declaration will affect almost 150,000 refugees.
09:18
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Kabarole Farmers Turn To Drought Tolerant Crops world food program 2

Gorreti Kemigisa, a farmer in Kichwamba says that her entire banana plantation was destroyed by the dry weather causing food shortage in her home.
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Life Returns to Normal in Villages Affected by Landslides world food program 3

Mary Waboya, a resident of Mutuwa village lost several acres of crop gardens to the landslides. She relocated to Bunamubi trading center near Bulucheke Sub County with her family shortly after the disaster.
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Congolese Refugees in Uganda Relocated world food program

The refugees have been relocated to Bubukwanga Sub County headquarters
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UNRA Impounds Truckloads of Relief Food Heading to Darfur axle load weight 2

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has impounded several trucks hired by the World Food Program-WFP to transport relief food to famine hit Darfur region of Sudan. The trucks destined for Southern Sudan from the port city of Mombasa in Kenya have been impounded for carrying excess load.
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Mega Warehouse Commissioned in Gulu former idps 1

A warehouse with a capacity to store 6,000 metric tons has been commissioned in Gulu to store agricultural produce from farmers in Acholi sub region signaling a steady onset of agricultural production in an area that only few years ago was the destination of relief food items.
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High Food Prices Threaten to Drive millions into Hunger world food program 2

A global hunger report recently published by the Food and agriculture Organization (FAO) warns that the food price hikes are likely to continue and possibly increase in the future.
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Food Shortage Hits Nakivale Settlement Camp world food program

Nakivale refugee settlement camp in Isingiro district has been hit by food shortage following delays by aid agencies to distribute the groceries.
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